Officials respond to complaints about nursing homes

Massachusetts health regulators moved Wednesday to significantly strengthen oversight of nursing homes.

02/10/16: Boston, MA: The Celtics Isaiah Thomas (4) drives on the Clippers Paul Pierce (right) and DeAndre Jordan (center) in the first half. The Boston Celtics hosted the Los Angeles Clippers in a regular season NBA basketball game at the TD Garden. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section:sports topic:Celtics-Clippers


Celtics roar back to defeat Clippers in overtime at TD Garden

Isaiah Thomas scored 36 points as the Celtics rallied to defeat Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce and the Clippers.

Retirements mean Baker will reshape state’s high court

Governor Charlie Baker has a chance to put his influence on the Supreme Judicial Court, one of the most influential state courts in the country.

// South Boston power plant to be sold, redeveloped

Exelon Corp. has put the old Boston Edison power plant up for sale, and likely for re-development.

George Perrot got a hug from one of attorney Nicholas Perros after a trial judge ordered him to be released.

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After 30 years, man’s conviction is overturned

George Perrot was released after 30 years behind bars at an emotional bail hearing Wednesday.

Lights were seen from a roadblock near Burns, Ore., as FBI agents surrounded the remaining four occupiers at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday.

Four last Ore. refuge occupiers to surrender

An occupier says he spoke with the FBI and that the four holdouts will turn themselves in Thursday morning.

// Millennium Tower penthouse in downtown Boston sold

Millennium Partners said the sprawling 13,000 square foot condo, listed for $37.5 million, will be used as a “family residence.”

// Boston Classical Orchestra to close and new ensemble to begin

The much loved orchestra will file for bankruptcy, but its music director and many players will carry on as the Bach, Beethoven and Brahms Society.

Boston, MA: 02-10-2016: Participants in vigil supporting Black Lives Matter listen to speakers before linining Centre St. in silence, in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston, Mass. February 10, 2016. The vigil was held in front of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain. Photo/John Blanding, Boston Globe staff story/ , Metro( 11black )

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Black Lives Matter holds vigil in Jamaica Plain

The gathering of about 40 people was the third consecutive monthly event in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Hooksett, NH - 2/9/2016 - Hillary Clinton gestures as she speaks to supporters beside her husband Bill and daughter, Chelsea, at her Primary Night Party in Hooksett, New Hampshire February 9, 2016. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: 10nhdems Reporter:

After N.H., supporters fear Clinton is out of touch

Hillary Clinton’s stinging 22-point loss in New Hampshire prompted fretting among the Democratic Party elite.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders met with the Rev. Al Sharpton in Harlem on Wednesday, a day after Sanders’ double-digit win in the New Hampshire Democratic primary.

Democrats, Republicans look down long road to the nomination

New Hampshire’s primary results produced deep uncertainty about the parties’ trajectories.

MANCHESTER, NH - APRIL 12: Donald Trump signs autographs after speaking at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility April 12, 2014 in Manchester, New Hampshire. The Freedom Summit held its inaugural event where national conservative leaders bring together grassroots activists on the eve of tax day. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Trump, Sanders tested their N.H. messages in 2014

The seeds of the New Hampshire primary’s stunning conclusion can be traced back to a single day nearly 22 months ago.

Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool and Stefan Kapicic as Colossus.

20th Century Fox

Movie Review

‘Deadpool’ and Ryan Reynolds get it right

The film serves up giddy, boundary-pushing mayhem so true to the comics’ sophomoric spirit, the irreverence is infectious.

// Skiers and boarders are ready for Fenway

Among the Big Air competitors will be 2014 Olympic silver medalist Gus Kenworthy.


// Is Paul Pierce one of the top five Celtics of all time?

The first four are easy: Russell, Bird, Cousy, Havlicek. The fifth, is it McHale or Pierce?

Ben Stiller (left), Owen Wilson, and Penelope Cruz in “Zoolander 2.”

Movie Review

Not-so-model behavior in ‘Zoolander 2’

This needless sequel amps the silliness to levels of frantic surrealism and overstuffs the running time with famous faces.

Ground Game


// N.H. sends message to the next states in line

Granite State voters rejected the two foremost political dynasties in modern US politics in favor of anti-establishment candidates.

The Big Picture

Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday 2016

Historians say Mardi Gras dates back to Roman times, when the newly converted Christians retained vestiges of a pagan festival as a period of celebration before the penance of Lent.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.



// MassChallenge program for entrepreneurs opening in Mexico City

The Boston-based accelerator program that gives office space and grants to emerging companies is opening its fifth location.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.



// Vocal member of Vatican abuse panel to depart

An outspoken member of an abuse commission headed by Cardinal Sean O’Malley said he won’t leave unless the pope asks him to.

Globe Insiders

Design New England

// Immersed in the View

A seaside location sets the tone for a free-flowing master bathroom with partitions and angles — but no doors to restrict sightlines.